Weekly Game Music: The Flaming Tree (Tsugunai: Atonement)

New week, new music.  This week, we return to a calmer tune, with a hint of wonder.  Yasunori Mitsuda composition, The Flaming Tree, has a mysterious feel to it.  Quite fitting for a spiritual game like Tsugunai: Atonement. Tsugunai: Atonement tells a story of a daredevil mercenary named Reise. When he attempts to retrieve the Treasure Orb as […]

Weekly Game Music: Bird’s Eye (Senko no Ronde DUO)

New week, new music.  This week’s music is a futuristic composition, Bird’s Eye, that sounds like it’s only a step away from spaghetti western.  This strange hybrid of music genre by Yasuhisa Watanabe is conveniently in a game that also combines two unlikely gameplay: Senko no Ronde DUO. Senko no Ronde DUO describes a future where the human race now lives […]

Weekly Game Music: Budoar (Samorost 2)

New week, new music.  This week, we return to the subtle with the strange world of Samorost 2.  Budoar by Tomáš Dvořák is a mellow composition with an excellent melody.  It’s unique mood fits well with the alien planets our heros explores. Samorost 2 narrates a nameless man’s journey, starting with a sudden alien abduction of his dog. […]

Weekly Game Music: Opening Theme (Super Smash Bros. Melee)

New week, new music.  This week, we drop all the subtle music for one that’s obviously epic.  That’s right, it’s the Opening Theme from Super Smash Bros. Melee.  And not just any sort of music, but an actual live performance of Hirokazu Ando’s greatest composition.  Enjoy! For the uninitiated, Super Smash Bros. Melee is the second game in the […]

Weekly Game Music: Squids Wild West (Squids Wild West)

New week, new music.  This week, we’re doing something a little different.  Instead of a Youtube video, here’s the SoundCloud music player, coming directly from this week’s music composer, Romain Gauthier.  I’ve posted his music twice already, but theSquids Wild West theme from, well, the iOS game Squids Wild West is something truly special.  Give it a click, […]